TITLE

Patent nonsense: Evidence tells of an industry out of social control

AUTHOR(S)
Mintzberg, Henry
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/15/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 4, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the patent nonsense of granting public monopolies to private companies on products related to life and death in the U.S. The issues surrounding high prices of drugs are discussed. An overview of patent procedure in the country is provided. The argument of the pharmaceutical industry against patent nonsense granting is highlighted.
ACCESSION #
21988402

 

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